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Re: Unable to use libcurl to a site requiring client authentication

From: Paul Howarth <>
Date: Thu, 26 May 2011 21:00:35 +0100

On Fri, 27 May 2011 00:40:58 +0530
"Jayaprakasam, Kannan" <> wrote:

> My curl version is curl-7.15.5-2.el5
> And the ssl version I have is openssl-0.9.8e-7.el5
> I'm using a RedHat Linux 64 bit machine, and for this version the
> highest version available from seems
> to be 7.15.1. That I have 7.15.5 itself seems to be a surprise and I'm
> not sure how I can upgrade any further.

7.15.5 was the last version of curl with the "" library
version. All subsequent versions have been the slightly incompatible
"" library version. You can't simply upgrade your curl
version beyond 7.15.5 because lots of other RPM packages on your system
will require the "" version.

However, there is something you can do. I have some up to date curl
versions (7.21.6) plus some backwards-compatibility packages (7.15.5)
that you can install at the same time to get the benefit of the up to
date curl without breaking the rest of the system. You can find them

You will need to download, and, then install them all at the
same time using rpm.

If you have the i386 curl package installed as well, you'll want to do
the same with the i386 packages.

Given that you're doing development work with libcurl, you'll need the
libcurl-devel packages too.

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Received on 2011-05-26